Stokes strikes as Windies blown away

2017-09-07 18:13
Ben Stokes (Getty Images)

London - Ben Stokes took six wickets as West Indies were dismissed for just 123 after winning the toss on the first day of the third Test against England at Lord's on Thursday.

All-rounder Stokes's figures of six for 22 were his best in his 39-Test career, surpassing his six for 36 against Australia at Trent Bridge in 2015.

His haul on Thursday included an excellent slip catch by James Anderson to dismiss Kemar Roach for a duck.

Anderson's return of two for 31 left him just one wicket shy of becoming the first England bowler and only sixth overall to take 500 in Tests.

This three-match series is level at 1-1.

Read more on:    england  |  west indies  |  ben stokes  |  cricket


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

The 12-month ban handed down to Steve Smith and David Warner and the 9-month sanction for Cameron Bancroft for their ball-tampering roles, is ...

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.